Tweets ordered to be blocked incited violence; Twitter cannot claim rights under Articles 14, 19: Central government to Karnataka High Court

The ASG emphasised that only when there was a threat to the sovereignty of India or public order, would the Central government intervene.
Karnataka HC and Twitter
Karnataka HC and Twitter

The Central government on Monday told the Karnataka High Court that since Twitter is a foreign entity and the government's ten blocking orders were not arbitrary, the company could not fall back on fundamental rights under Articles 14 (right to equality) and 19 (right to freedom of speech and expression) of the Indian Constitution.

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